Be scared. You can’t help that. But don’t be afraid. Ain’t nothing in the woods going to hurt you unless you corner it, or it smells that you are afraid. A bear or a deer, too, has got to be scared of a coward the same as a brave man has got to be.
We all live in the protection of certain cowardices which we call our principles.
War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward.
I’m fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn’t make a good suspense film.